Organic Farming Subsidy – Benefits, Guidelines & Eligibility

Government subsidy for organic farming: Modified in 2014, up to 40 lakhs fund, sponsored by Central Government of India.

Scheme Overview

Website to apply: Helpline No.: 1800229009

NABARD-NCOF subsidy promotes organic farming, offers up to 33% subsidy for bio-fertilizer and compost units.


Loan repayment: Up to 10 years with additional 2 years of grace period.


Organic farming subsidy aids all farmers, regardless of land size, by reducing production expenses through compost units established on their land.

Small-scale farmers can sell surplus compost for extra income.


Organic farming subsidies entice, but delays in land acquisition, bank financing, and NABARD assistance pose hurdles, prolonging the process.

– Farmer education, marketing, and quality maintenance pivotal.

Application Process

Step 1:  Plan the project well, prepare the details and submit the plan to the financial institute or bank.

Step 2: The bank will review, assess, and approve the plan.

Step 3: Application to NABARD and the bank’s approval for their financial assistance.

Step 4: Assessment from the NABARD will be done, and the loan will be approved.

Step 5: 50% of the approved loan will be released to the bank and, from there, to you.

Step 6: The remaining 50% of the subsidy will be released after the bank’s assessment.

The organic farming subsidy can be applied online through the NABARD online portal. This can be a game-changing scheme for the farmers to produce without hammering the environment and with less burden on their pockets.


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